[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Keeping track of dependencies with dvb_attach()

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Thu Aug 31 20:07:17 CEST 2006


On Saturday 19 August 2006 08:52, Trent Piepho wrote:
> When using dynamic dependencies with dvb_attach(), which module is using
> another doesn't show up with lsmod.
>
> The problem is that when a card driver attaches the frontend with
> symbol_request(), the kernel increments the use count of the frontend
> module, but doesn't keep track of which module it was the called
> symbol_request().
>
> This patch will fix it so that the kernel does keep track.

Sounds great to me - I thought it was weird the kernel didn't keep track of 
them already.



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